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Priory Country Park

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Lots of water

This park has the Ouse running past it and contains a large lake on which is a yacht club. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
lakeland near bedford town

A lake where you can walk round in about 45 minutes. One side is quite busy in summer and one side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
+44 1234 718012
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park has the Ouse running past it and contains a large lake on which is a yacht club. Plenty of wildlife to see including bitterns.

Thank bdfarrant
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lake where you can walk round in about 45 minutes. One side is quite busy in summer and one side fairly quiet where you can go to a bird hide to see a variety of birds including ducks grebes and terns. A lovely tranqui;...More

Thank brianbartram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to do a fast walk of about 40 minutes round the lake. Varied scenery with many facilities and a cafe with a decking extension recently. Boating in the yacht basin and dingy sailing on the lake. The river runs by and long...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This 250 acre park has a mixture of habitats , meadows, reed beds, the lake, the river Ouse, play areas, and a Marina. There’s opportunities for fishing , boating and bird watching. Plenty of free parking, and a wide selection or walking routes makes this...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flat sprawling park with a number of lakes, water sports and associated wildlife, play area a Beefeater restaurant plus a nice cafe by the ' totem pole, ample parking and a wide variety of possible walks -round, the lakes ,back to Russell Park or out...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we went for a wander around a few weeks ago and it was so beautiful and picturesque. the play area was a little old for my children however they still went on the slide and the zip wire. the cafe was absolutely rammed so we...More

Thank taj0nah
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely to walk around the lakes during winter as there are no flies, during the summer the flies can be very annoying, there is thousands of rabbit and badger holes, so you will need to be careful underfoot on the grass, would recommend to anyone...More

Thank tptp800800
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A very large area with a few lakes by the ouse river. Great for walks and large open area for play. A cafe pub and nature trail with free parking.

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Could be better maintained but neverless a long walk and trail which is good for families with children as it has play areas aswell. Good for couples too and runners and cyclists.

Thank Kay_Aujla
Reviewed 16 September 2018

As our camera club decided to visit the Bedford Priory I thought I would like to go as well. Not disappointed Situated off Barkers Lane, well sign posted and plenty of parking. we all met in the on site Café Opens at 10:00 on the...More

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Sheila G
7 May 2018|
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Response from jonbishop2017 | Property representative |
BBQs are not permitted at any of the parks owned and managed by Bedford Borough Council
26 December 2017|
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Response from HubbleBubbleTrouble | Reviewed this property |
yes, everything is accessible there, the cafe is level, toilets , everything, sorry to have been so long in answering.
s l
25 September 2017|
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Response from jonbishop2017 | Property representative |
The main car parks at Priory CP all have height restrictions set at 6'6" (1.8M) there is additional un-restricted parking at the Barkers lane entrance adjacent to the recycling area. this car park is available 24 hours a day.